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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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[UK] Yes, Nell Gwynne had a good time, but life with Charles II was mostly savage - and short

Sulphurous smoke from coal fires hung in the air — and everyone smoked tobacco. As it was believed that smoking was beneficial to health, children were beaten for not smoking.... Restoration Britain is about as appealing as North Korea.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:26
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[Georgia (Country), Russia] Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

The potential source that most concerns investigators in Georgia is the region of Abkhazia, a Russian protectorate that broke away from Georgian control ... these regions often function as way stations for smugglers, allowing everything from guns and ciga
TIME Magazine
added Apr 9, 2017 18:26
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children’s book encourages native american youth to reject tobacco

In the book, “Denali Dreams,” Denali draws motivation from the Alaskan mountain she was named after to work hard as a student and soccer player, and chase her dreams. She keeps these dreams in mind as she resists pressure from a friend to try a cigarette
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:31
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EXCLUSIVE: Married with Children star Katey Sagal opens up about 15-year drug addiction, on-and-off affair with 'weird' KISS rocker Gene Simmons and her unrelenting obsession with weight loss in explosive new memoir

The script described Peg as a chain-smoker and so was Sagal... Even the diagnosis of throat cancer and a successful surgical removal didn't stop her from smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:12
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A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992)... Carter found an audience before she died, at 51, of lung cancer....She was a savage smoker of cigarettes. “When she was writing,” Gordon says, “smoke would curl out from the keyhole in her room.”
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11
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‘Nicotine’: An honest account of the emotional complexity of quitting

But he’s managing his addiction well enough. “The craving seldom overpowers me and, when it does, I know how to bypass it,” he notes. So what of me and cigar 5,018? I plan on smoking it this Friday. Caring friends and overbearing doctors often suggest
Washington Post
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34
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Review: ‘Nicotine,’ the Stuff of Burning Desire

includes an introduction by the English writer Will Self that belongs in the hall of fame of bad introductions...tries to one-up Mr. Hens by bragging at length about his own peerless nicotine addiction. This introduction is profitably torn out, the way sm
New York Times
added Jan 11, 2017 03:36
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JAVITCH: How I Quit Smoking and Never Looked Back

Along with some eye-opening facts about nicotine addiction, Carr clarifies how cigarettes actually do nothing to enhance enjoyment in life, writing, “The whole business of smoking is like forcing yourself to wear tight shoes just to get the pleasure of t
Vogue
added Jan 9, 2017 01:57
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